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The Nine Planets: Neptune
This Nine Planets page contains details about the gas giant planet Neptune and its moons. Information includes planet diameter, mass, distance from the Sun, orbit, and mythology. Also covered are planet composition, surface features, atmosphere and magnetic field data, surface temperature, and results of spacecraft exploration. Neptune's moons and rings are also detailed, including Nereid, Triton, Proteus, and many others. Unanswered questions about the planet and its moons are covered, and links to more images, movies, and facts are given.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 by William A. Arnett.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-001-338
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Mr Bill Arnett
No institutional affiliation

Publisher: University of Arizona, Students for the Exploration and Development of Space